Samsung Electronics Co. was given a huge blow on Tuesday when a California judge passed a ruling stopping sales of the firm’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 touchscreen tablet at the petition of US arch rival, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).
The preliminary banning order, which stops Samsung from making or promoting the tablet, or any same device, in the US is the recent twist in the constant legal battle between Apple and the Korean leading tech company.
Lucy Koh, US District Judge marked that Apple had made an aggressive case that Samsung had infringed its design patent, which looks like the front, back and sides of the iPad.
The restriction is the Apple’s first win against Samsung in the US. A trial is predicted to take place on July 30.
Its competitors include Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) that surged 0.46% to $567.25 with the total traded volume of 110,838.00 shares and Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) that moved up 0.65% to $19.48 with the total traded volume of 382,393.00 shares.
Other technology stocks with bullish trend include Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) up 1.39% to $2.19, Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM) up 1.58% to $13.52 and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) up 0.60% to $26.16, whereas with bearish trend include Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) down -3.17% to $32.072, Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) down -0.96% to $3.10 and Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) down -5.50% to $5.45.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock in current session held volume of 1.10 million shares as compare to its average volume of 16.16 million shares. The stock after opening at $575.00 hit high price of $576.43 and then trading at $575.00 by scoring +0.52% at 10:03AM EDT.
As the revenue measures AAPL generated revenue of 142.36 billion in the following twelve months income of $38.62 billion. The Company showed a positive 27.13% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 35.69%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 41.16%.
The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -2.62% which was maintained for the month at 1.73%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -6.91% and for the year was 72.28% while the YTD performance remained at 41.24%.
The AAPL past twelve months price to sales ratio was 3.76 and price to cash ratio remained 18.74. As far as the returns are concern, the AAPL return on equity was recorded as 47.10% and increased 40.76% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 31.42%.
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